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Announcing The Complete Works Study Bundle

By Windhorse Publi... on Fri, 11 Mar, 2022 - 10:00

Announcing The Complete Works Study Bundle

By Windhorse Publi... on Fri, 11 Mar, 2022 - 10:00

We’re excited to announce a new, money-saving way of buying volumes from The Complete Works of Sangharakshita: The Complete Works Study Bundle.

The Study Bundle is made up of six volumes that contain much of the required and recommended reading for the four-year mitra study course and for the series of ordination training retreats for mitras who have asked for ordination.

There are three variations of The Complete Works Study Bundle: hardback, paperback and eBook, costing £120, £90 and £60 respectively. All are great...

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Mañjughosha: A New Video Blog from Urgyen House

By Zac on Tue, 22 Feb, 2022 - 10:06

Mañjughosha: A New Video Blog from Urgyen House

By Zac on Tue, 22 Feb, 2022 - 10:06

Urgyen House has released a new video blog now available on their website. This is the seventeenth video in a unique series which aims to bring Bhante (Sangharakshita) to mind by exploring objects and archives in Urgyen House.

In this latest video Dharmachari Mahamati considers Urgyen Sangharakshita’s deep spiritual connection with Manjughosha through images of Manjughosha at Urgyen House and Sangharakshita’s own words.

Urgyen House is the responsibility of the Urgyen Sangharakshita Trust which...

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Dharmabyte: A Vision of Humanity

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 20 Dec, 2021 - 06:00

Exposing a modern disease of frustrated craving for experience, Sangharakshita suggests that spiritual life is better seen in more concrete ways; as growth, work, and duty.

In this excerpt from the talk Enlightenment as Experience and Non-experience given in 1975.

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25% off selected paperbacks for Sangha Day

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 - 11:55

25% off selected paperbacks for Sangha Day

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 - 11:55

As you may know, Sunday 21st November is International Sangha Day. To celebrate, we’re offering 25% off five paperbacks on the themes of friendship, communication and the spiritual community. The discounts will end on 6th December.

What is the Sangha? The Nature of Spiritual Community by Sangharakshita

Was £11.99, Now £8.99

In Buddhism, the sangha is the free association of developing individuals choosing to help each other along the path. In What is the Sangha? Sangharakshita suggests that to explore the nature of spiritual community is also to examine...

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Dharmabyte: The Three Liberations

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 1 Nov, 2021 - 05:00

Sangharakshita describes the three liberations (vimokshas) arising from transcending the three marks (lakshanas) of conditioned existence. 

From the talk entitled The Texture of Reality as part of the series Introducing Buddhism, 1966.***

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FBA Podcast: Spiritual Death - Spiritual Rebirth

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 30 Oct, 2021 - 06:00

Padmavajra offers a deep set of reflections on these aspects of the Spiritual Path using Sangharakshita’s poem ‘Advent’; the contemplation of impermanence, death and our lack of any ‘self-lordship’; Lahiji’s vision of ‘the black light’; bewilderment; and the concept of becoming reborn in the Bodhisattva.

Talk given at Padmaloka Buddhist Centre, 2013, as part of a series of three talks entitled The Stages of the Path.

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new version Threefold puja

By Viryabodhi on Tue, 26 Oct, 2021 - 07:07


The Japanese Translation Kula, with Tomoko and Dharmasara from Berlin, and with some help from a Tokyo friend, have produced a new translation of the Threefold Puja in Japanese. Here it is.

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Dharmabyte: The Arising of Samadhi

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 - 06:00

There’s no true meditation without happiness. Sangharakshita describes Samadhi, often translated as ‘concentration’, as dependent upon the conditions of Sukha, that of happiness and bliss. 

From the talk The Stages of the Spiritual Path, part of the series Introducing Buddhism, 1966.***

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Launch of the Triratna Picture Library

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 21 Sep, 2021 - 17:37

Launch of the Triratna Picture Library

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 21 Sep, 2021 - 17:37

The Urgyen Sangharakshita Trust is delighted to present this video launch of the online Triratna Picture Library. The video introduces the new website and celebrates with a precious few minutes in the company of Sangharakshita as he introduces photographs from his personal collection.

Right now the online library holds 1,500 images and over the coming weeks and months thousands more images will be added. It’s a slow process as each image has to be scanned, then...

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